Photos: Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata at an event

Updated: 07 September, 2016 15:28 IST
  • Photos: Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata at an event
    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. All pics/Yogen Shah
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  • Photos: Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata at an event
    Devendra Fadnavis was flanked by Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata, Mahindra Group’s chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra and actor Amitabh Bachchan.
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    Amitabh Bachchan, Devendra Fadnavis, Ratan Tata and Anand Mahindra
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    Amitabh Bachchan, Devendra Fadnavis, Ratan Tata and Anand Mahindra
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  • Photos: Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata at an event
    India's top companies and celebrities will join the Maharashtra government in transforming 1,000 villages over four to five years through a first-of-its kind initiative.
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  • Photos: Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata at an event
    The model being worked out for this mission will look at converging existing rural development schemes and optimising their benefits.
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  • Photos: Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata at an event
    To begin with, a corpus will be created with equal contribution from the participating companies as well as individual or philanthropic donations and the government of Maharashtra.
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  • Photos: Devendra Fadnavis, Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata at an event
    Fadnavis said the model being worked out by the Maharashtra government and the top companies would consolidate corporate expertise, technology and capacity building, with the government effort and infrastructure.
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    Apart from the companies and celebrities, the government has also roped in experts from the field of rural transformation.
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Industralists Anand Mahindra and Ratan Tata were present at a launch mission to transform villages with corporates

First Published: 29 August, 2016 19:00 IST